Reality Check

MMIT Reality Check on Chronic Lymphocyctic Leukemia (Dec 2019)

December 6, 2019

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for chronic lymphocyctic leukemia (CLL) treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for chronic lymphocyctic leukemia (CLL) treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

To help make sense of this new research, MMIT’s team of experts analyzes the data and summarizes the key findings for you. The following are brief highlights. To read the full piece, including payer coverage, drug competition and prescriber trends, click here.

Payer Coverage: A review of market access for CLL treatments shows that under the pharmacy benefit, almost 48% of the lives under commercial formularies are covered with utilization management restrictions.

Trends: The FDA has approved two biosimilars for Biogen and Genentech’s Rituxan (rituximab), and both are indicated for CLL. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. and Celltrion, Inc.’s Truxima (rituximab-abbs) launched in November 2019, and Pfizer Inc.’s Ruxience (rituximab-pvvr), approved in July 2019, will launch in January 2020.

MMIT Reality Check on Crohn’s Disease (Nov 2019)

November 29, 2019

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for Crohn’s disease treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for Crohn’s disease treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

To help make sense of this new research, MMIT’s team of experts analyzes the data and summarizes the key findings for you. The following are brief highlights. To read the full piece, including payer coverage, drug competition and prescriber trends, click here.

Payer Coverage: A review of market access for Crohn’s disease treatments shows that under the pharmacy benefit, almost 58% of the lives under commercial formularies are covered with utilization management restrictions.

Trends: In July 2019, the FDA approved Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd.’s Hadlima (adalimumab-bwwd) for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, adult Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and plaque psoriasis. Merck & Co., Inc. will commercialize the drug in the U.S. It is expected to launch after June 30, 2023.

MMIT Reality Check on Atopic Dermatitis (Nov 2019)

November 22, 2019

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for atopic dermatitis treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for atopic dermatitis treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

To help make sense of this new research, MMIT’s team of experts analyzes the data and summarizes the key findings for you. The following are brief highlights. To read the full piece, including payer coverage, drug competition and prescriber trends, click here.

Payer Coverage: A review of market access for atopic dermatitis treatments shows that under the pharmacy benefit, about 26% of the lives under commercial formularies are covered with utilization management restrictions.

Trends: In March 2019, the FDA expanded the approval of Dupixent (dupilumab) to treat moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis in people aged 12 to 17 years whose disease is not adequately controlled with topical prescription therapies or when those treatments are not advisable.

MMIT Reality Check on Immune Globulin (CIDP) (Nov 2019)

November 15, 2019

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for immune globulin (CIDP) treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for immune globulin (CIDP) treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

To help make sense of this new research, MMIT’s team of experts analyzes the data and summarizes the key findings for you. The following are brief highlights. To read the full piece, including payer coverage, drug competition and prescriber trends, click here.

Payer Coverage: A review of market access for immune globulin (CIDP) treatments shows that under the pharmacy benefit, almost 40% of the lives under commercial formularies are covered with utilization management restrictions.

Trends: In March 2018, the FDA gave an additional approval to Hizentra (immune globulin subcutaneous [human]) as a maintenance therapy in adults with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy to prevent relapse of neuromuscular disability and impairment.

MMIT Reality Check on Uveitis (Nov 2019)

November 8, 2019

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for uveitis treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for uveitis treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

To help make sense of this new research, MMIT’s team of experts analyzes the data and summarizes the key findings for you. The following are brief highlights. To read the full piece, including payer coverage, drug competition and prescriber trends, click here.

Payer Coverage: A review of market access for uveitis treatments shows that under the pharmacy benefit, almost 45% of the lives under commercial formularies are covered with utilization management restrictions.

Trends: In June 2019, the FDA granted orphan drug designation to Palatin Technologies, Inc.’s PL-8177 for the treatment of noninfectious intermediate, posterior, pan and chronic anterior uveitis.

MMIT Reality Check on Carcinoid Syndrome (Nov 2019)

November 1, 2019

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for carcinoid syndrome treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for carcinoid syndrome treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

To help make sense of this new research, MMIT’s team of experts analyzes the data and summarizes the key findings for you. The following are brief highlights. To read the full piece, including payer coverage, drug competition and prescriber trends, click here.

Payer Coverage: A review of market access for carcinoid syndrome treatments shows that under the pharmacy benefit, almost 56% of the lives under commercial formularies are covered with utilization management restrictions.

Trends: In June 2019, the FDA approved a new prefilled syringe for Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.’s Somatuline Depot (lanreotide), which includes updated features to help health care providers administer the injection.